adherence to the actual accepted belief, especially in religion

Orthodoxy means right belief or purity of faith.[1] Orthodoxy is established by an absolute authority.[2]

The term "orthodoxy" or "orthodox" is typically used to label or identify a specific kind of theology and doctrine of religion.

Orthodoxy or "correct" belief is not subjective.[2]

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  1. The term "orthodoxeia"comes from the Greek ortho ('right', 'correct') and doxa ('thought', 'teaching', 'glorification').
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Orthodoxy," Catholic Encyclopedia (2009); retrieved 2012-10-2.

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